Kate Ryder is the CEO and founder of Maven Clinic, a digital health startup that helps women and families get access to healthcare. Maven offers tools for companies to support working parents, such as online doctor visits and a concierge who can help women and families make appointments. It's raised $42 million from investors. Ryder attributes her success to her previous career in journalism, she said on a recent episode of the podcast, A Healthy Dose. Ryder began her career working for publications like The Economist and The New Yorker.
Hedge funds are known to underperform the bull markets but that's not because they are bad at investing. Truth be told, most hedge fund managers and other smaller players within this industry are very smart and skilled investors. Of course, they may also make wrong bets in some instances, but no one knows what the [...]
SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Instabase Raises $105M To Reimagine Business Applications From The Ground Up. : SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Instabase, the platform company for business applications, today announced that it has raised $105 million in Series B funding, led by Index Ventures with participation from existing investors Greylock Partners, New Enterprise Associates (NEA), and Andreessen Horowitz. Additional participating investors include Spark Capital, Tribe Capital, SC Ventures, and Glynn Capital. This latest round brings Instabase's total funding to $132 million and values the company at over $1 billion.
ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Bayzat, the Abu Dhabi-Based Tech Startup, Raises $16M in Series B Funding. : ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Bayzat, the United Arab Emirates (UAE)-based company providing a free platform for human resources (HR), payroll and employee benefits, has raised $16 million in Series B funding. The funding round was led by Point72 Ventures and is Mubadala Capitals' first investment in a UAE-based startup. Other participants in the funding round include Elm, Greyhound Capital, Endeavor Catalyst, and Tech Invest Com.
The Australian scene industry has, in the last few years, started to generate a swathe of startups that have broken through internationally. Prior to this current era, Australia was scene has very much a local market in tech terms, with only occasional breakouts, like Atlassian . In fact, it's now gaining a reputation as a [...]
MediaLab has agreed to acquire Kik Messenger, the app of Waterloo-based Kik Interactive, according to an announcement made by MediaLab. No financial terms were disclosed. Kik's backers include Foundation Capital, [...]
The founder of one of 2019's most buzzworthy startups is putting on his VC hat. : Rahul Vohra, the creator of the $30/month subscription emailing service Superhuman, and Todd Goldberg, the founder of the marketing business Mailjoy, are circulating a pitch deck to potential limited partners, with plans to raise a $4 million debut angel fund, TechCrunch has learned. San Francisco-based Superhuman has raised millions in venture capital funding, attracting a $260 million valuation with a $33 million investment led by the respected firm Andreessen Horowitz earlier this year.
When raising venture capital, you'll need more than one version of a pitch deck. Each version will go into a different level of detail about your startup. For example, the teaser deck will include just the basic information, and the meeting deck won't be understandable without narration. Click here for more BI Prime stories. A startup's pitch deck plays a major role in the fundraising process. The deck is your chance to communicate the basics, like who's on the team and which problem you're trying to solve. It's also an opportunity to show that you're thoughtful and an effective salesperson.
Skylight Capital has made an investment in AeroCare, a provider of home healthcare solutions focused on patients with chronic respiratory conditions. No financial terms were disclosed. As a result of the [...]
A Cleveland Clinic backed medical visualization start up, Mediview XR, has launched with 4.5 million in funding. : A Cleveland Clinic-backed XR medical visualization startup, MediView XR, Inc., has launched with $4.5 million in funding. The company uses the HoloLens and their custom software to help doctors visualize patient anatomy, and anchor it precisely on their body, giving the doctor, in essence, x-ray specs. The fundamental holographic visualization technology was initially developed at the Lerner Research Institute at the Cleveland Clinic to help surgeons better visualize and plan for the face transplant.